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Owen Reed is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary in Financial Restructuring to join a top law firm in London.
Full-time in the Office (Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm)
4 days in office once passed probation with one day working from home
Legal Secretary in (leverage finance and capital markets) and Financial Restructuring teams role in a law firm based in London.
The role involves a wide range of responsibilities, including secretarial and administrative support, document management, travel planning, diary management, client liaison, event coordination, time management for legal staff, and various administrative tasks.
The qualifications and skills required for this position include a minimum of 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English at Grade C and CILEX Level 3, along with 3-5 years of relevant experience in an international law firm.
You should have experience working in Finance and Corporate Departments, excellent IT skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), knowledge of specific software applications like Intapp Time and Intapp Business Acceptance, Chrome River, EMS, and Interaction. The role also requires strong attention to detail, organizational skills, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines. Confidentiality and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision are essential qualities for this role. Flexibility is also required, as there may be occasions when extended hours are necessary.
You will provide exceptional secretarial and administrative support to Partners, Associates, Legal Assistants and Trainee Solicitors.
Most of the Legal Secretaries work on a 1:8 basis.
Responsibilities of Secretarial support, includes:
• Document management, document comparison, document formatting and applying house styles, fixing corrupt documents, incorporating amendments and general correspondence
• Preparation of execution documents, reports and presentations
• Travel planning and itineraries
• Pro-active diary management, meeting scheduling, preparation of agendas
• Liaison with clients
• Arranging restaurant bookings
• Business Development Events
• Time management for legal staff
• Personal ad hoc work as and when required.
Administrative support, includes:
• Managing compliance processes
• Assisting with billing
• Updating Interaction
• Expenses and invoice processing
• Copying, archiving, e-filing and filing
• Assisting team secretaries with work as and when required
• Project co-ordination and ad hoc project work, Interaction are helpful
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Flexibility is essential as there will be occasions when extended hours are required (overtime is payable)
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